Seven-year-old Billy is the son of a dysfunctional lower middle class family. After a traumatizing event, he discovers an unexpected yet liberating gift.

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Credited cast:
Rollin Blanton ...
Father
Jason Galeon ...
Friend 1
D.J. Kirkbride ...
Friend 2
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Nurse
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Friend 1 (voice)
Frederick Thurman ...
Audiologist
Jake Watkins ...
Billy
Allegra Westfall ...
Mother
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Seven-year-old Billy is the son of a dysfunctional lower middle class family. His father is a verbally abusive alcoholic who seldom has time for his son. His mother is protective and nurturing towards Billy but resentful towards his father. Financially dependent on her husband, she feels trapped in the marriage, and has little patience for him. Despite her own anger towards her husband, she continues to try to develop a relationship between the father and son. Young Billy yearns for his father's love and affection, which he seldom receives. Instead, Billy is often the victim of his alcoholic rage. Family for the young boy ends with his mother, who provides a safe-haven from his Father's outbursts. When Billy's father begrudgingly takes him out for the day, things go terribly wrong. What was supposed to be a day trip to the carnival turns into an afternoon spent with his fathers' friends drinking and firing off rounds in the desert. Hours of exposure to the sun and the sound of ... Written by Erik J. Borzi

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Short | Drama

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12 September 2007 (USA)  »

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$10,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Sound System)

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(NTSC Color)
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